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to see the introduction of the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. as you watched her grow in this role the last four years, what do you think? >> well she has done -- she is a, the most popular person in america just about. she has firmed up the sense of this family as a very responsible family that people can relate to, which was not always going to be obvious. so i think she has had that important role. she has not had the role hillary clinton had of getting involved in public policy. and i wouldn't be surprised -- and this is something she is capable of doing so i wouldn't be surprised over the second term if she drifts more in into that role. more publicly, i think she has had a significant role behind the scenes. >> jill biden has just been introduced to the crowd and taken her place. mark? >> i think it's remarkable, when she started in the campaign in 2008, where the remark about, i've never been more proud of my country, she was attacked and became a political listening rod, and it's been a very conscious, concentrated and effective effort to bring her back to the
separation of church and state? next is a call from santiago. i thought president obama's speech was really good. agree with james taylor and beyonce. their performances were great. he did not talk about bipartisanship and he should have. host: the speech was clocked in at just over 18 minutes. next is a call from gary. caller: thank you for letting me call. i was very impressed with its. it is a good day for us all to come together. it is a very special shout out you were finishing the national anthem. they started ripping the president's, his agenda, his speech. this is fairly biased news. >> your seen pictures from inside the capitol. but macsharry this beautiful shot. the congressional luncheon was established in 1953. 50 guests gathered at that point in the old senate chamber. several luncheons were held around the capital. none were able to do all the guests. the tradition began of holding this. it is hosted by members of the joint committee. there will be about 200 families. next is a call from bill. you are on. >> i believe in the simplicity of the elegance. it was absolutely beauti
, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody k
group of presidents to earn a second chance to lead the united states. >> obama will never have to run for election again. that means time in office will be dedicated to governing and crafting a legacy. >> they had the power to change the course of history. and they are measured against their predecessors. abraham lincoln remains a huge inspiration for president obama. wayne is a washington analyst and former diplomat who examined years for what it takes for a president to become unforgettable. what could barack obama's legacy be? what will he be remembered for? >> i think his historic place is secure. however that does not mean his legacy is secure. his legacy is probably what he thinks his second term is all about. >> not far from the lincoln memorial, a tribute to america's many war dead. president obama is pledge to bring home the troops from afghanistan and to completely rethink defense strategy. >> the obama administration will put a huge focus in the term on reducing spending. one of the things he will look at is the cost of the transatlantic security relationship. >> a strategi
states. >> obama will never have to run for election again. that means time in office will be dedicated to governing and crafting a legacy. >> they had the power to change the course of history. and they are measured against their predecessors. abraham lincoln remains a huge inspiration for president obama. wayne is a washington analyst and former diplomat who examined years for what it takes for a president to become unforgettable. what could barack obama's legacy be? what will he be remembered for? >> i think his historic place is secure. however that does not mean his legacy is secure. his legacy is probably what he thinks his second term is all about. >> not far from the lincoln memorial, a tribute to america's many war dead. president obama is pledge to bring home the troops from afghanistan and to completely rethink defense strategy. >> the obama administration will put a huge focus in the term on reducing spending. one of the things he will look at is the cost of the transatlantic security relationship. >> a strategic rethink could have consequences for europe. president obama co
to have a huge replica of a volcano representing the president's home state. michelle obama's state of illinois, that will have a whole bunch of american flags on it, not to mention the civil rights float that's going to be here, the mlk float, a lot of people just very excited. we are pleased, very happy, relieved that it was not like four years ago where it was freezing cold, but still a lot of folks who are coming in. they're bundled up. they're ready to go. soledad? >> suzanne, it's very interesting. i remember four years ago when i was sitting next to david gergen, presidential adviser, and when the motorcade was going down the parade route, and then it stopped, and president obama and the first lady got out of their car. he was really stressed by that. he was almost, i think it's fair to say, in a panic. he was so nervous because, of course, he was just worried. worried about the security, worried about the nation's first black president who had been sworn in, and i remember that moment when they finally got back in the car, he breathed a sigh of relief, kind of slumped in his
to be a state legislature, united states senator, and the president of the united states. obama obviously has to learn all that was required to be president through on the job training. it's possible to conclude, however, observing the weighty legislation passed during his first term that obama is a quick learner. it seems he grappled with the challenges of economic crisis, and the formulation of the stimulus package haltingly. meaning a chance leaning heavily on his economic advisers. the most appropriate comment on the program is that the nation did not falter, that some economic expansion is occurring. the bailout of the automobile industry seems to be a success. the health care legislation frequently lacks presidential leadership and the judgment of most observers, and then final consideration, it is yet to be determined. all this took place with minimal experience. how well is obama beating the six measures of a successful president? he is probably seen as protecting america with the use of drones and special forces killing osama bin laden and members of al qaeda. his withdrawal of troop
-- >> that i will faithfully execute. >> -- the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the presidential oath, punctuated by a playful critique from the obama's youngest daughter. >> i did it. >> reporter: the first lady later tweeting, "i'm so proud of him." with the public event tomorrow, why another oath today? the constitution mandates the president's term ends at noon on the 20th day of january. and this year, for only the seventh time, that fell on a sunday. >> i, joseph r. biden, jr. -- >> reporter: vice president biden was sworn in separately this morning by justice sonia sotomayor, the first hispanic judge to administer the oath of office. >> the duties of the office of which i'm about to enter. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> reporter: at a preinaugural ball last night, the vice president mistakenly gave himself a promotion. >> i am proud to be president of the united states -- >> reporter: together, the president and vice president also laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in arlington nation
begun. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, barack obama. >> we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. and in this capacity for risk and the gift for reinvestment. >> congratulations, mr. president. -- >> we are made for this moment and as long as we seize this together -- >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key, strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailor solutions in a wide range of industries. what c captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize it together. >> ifill: president obama called for unity and equality in his second inaugural address, delivered today on the west front of the capitol
. and this book is more than just a biography barack obama who became president of the united states. it's about the places that created him, the people who created him, starting two generations back and moving to obama himself. and his father, in some ways, represented the promise and the frustrations of africa, and of kenya. and on a more personal level, on his brilliance and flaws. and some of that had to do with the tribe. they are the second largest tribe in kenya. the colonial period when the british dominated kenya, really created the sort of tribalism, putting all the different tribes in different reserves and different parts of the country. and so when they got independent and got power, there was this unfortunate sort of conflict for power. and they were basically, ever since 1963 can have been dominated by a larger tribes. and barack obama, sr. was a nationalist. he wasn't a tribalist. and when he came back to kenya in 1965 and started his career here, he's suffered because he was a little in many cases. i wanted to get the full context of the. furthermore, another character in the ke
. obviously the state where president barack obama was born. and illinois, the birth state of the first lady. and their home state. a pennsylvania state float, the birthplace of vice president joe biden. and also a delaware state float. the home state of vice president joe biden and dr. jill biden. so honoring very significant moments in our history. there will be a martin luther king jr. float. honoring this very day and many other floats. >> they're going right by the department of treasury, jeffrey toobin, right now. the department of treasury being literally right next door to the white house. >> i'm looking behind us at the reviewing stand. some of the family members are taking their place. i saw marianne robinson, michelle obama's mother, h brother, now seated. waiting for the president and the first lady. jim mesina, the campaign manager for barack obama, was whipping up the crowd, pumping his fist. when you win the election, this is what you get y. >> you saw the president's half-sister sitting in the first row. you've got a lot of family. a lot of friends. these are really -- when w
state float celebrates the home state of president obama and the birthplace of first lady michelle obama. the land of lincoln float features american flags, the state flag, and a panorama of the capitol. the state seal adorns the front of the float. the float is approximately 20 feet long, 8 feet wide -- >> the south shore drill team from chicago. the president's hometown. the first lady's hometown. they've come here. two major gifts allowed them to come here. from walgreens. they raised the money. they are here. attending this inauguration. you can see the president, he's pretty excited to see what's going on. >> special because they were unable to attend the first inauguration because of lack of funds. so this is very special for them this time. >> they're going right in front of the reviewing stand right now. you see the president and the first lady. the vice president. >> there's a huge set of speakers heading our way. we'll see that right behind them. >> they're moving. >> here we go, here we go. >> the president's moving too. >> how can you not? >> that's right. ♪ >> the south sh
me. the. >> pelley: what can president obama do for the states in a second administration? >> i think the smooth imlimit station of the affordable care act, so-called obamacare, which is off to a very good start and it's quite familiar to us in massachusetts because it's modeled on what we've had since 2006 but i think it's a big list for a lot of states and i think the partnership that h.h.s. has shown already with the states and the flexibility has been enormously important. beyond that, i think a growth agenda which is about investing in our future is enormously important to everything and every citizen. >> schieffer: governor, if you were to put a headline on the president's speech today, what would be the headline? what's the hook? >> i think i'd say "new resolve." i think what we'll see in the second term is a fresh resolve from this president. a dorplgs continue to try to pull us together. to ask people to turn to each other rather than on each other. to be very, very specific about the big lifts we have to do in gun safety, in immigration reform and, above all, in what we have
. >> she needs no introduction. that, of course, the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. she has changed her hairstyle. there will be a twitter poll about this i'm sure if there isn't one already. she's obviously a style icon, and her haircut. >> thank you very much. her haircut is getting more attention in this town than just about anything else. >> if i could say something, i'm going to watch her more closely than anybody today, because i really believe that to the extent the obamas in some respects are mirroring the clintons, i think her next move may be to move for the senate in illinois in 2016. >> some people have said that -- >> i would bet a lot of money that that will never happen. >> you will? >> is that right? >> i was just in chicago. a lot of people are betting on it. mark kirk will be up, and he was a great senator, but he's had a stroke. >> he's had a stroke and was incapacitated and just returned as they swore in the new senate three weeks ago and walked up the steps in a show -- >> full disclosure, i didn't think hillary clinton was going to run for the senat
was the first african- american woman to hold the post of secretary of state. >>> president barack obama took the oath of office today in a private ceremony at the white house. sworn in on january 20th as required. in a cbs 5 report, the santa cruz painter will be among 1,000 artists capturing it for prosperity. >> reporter: it started with what aaron calls his own act that president barack obama 2009 inauguration. >> the making of art is the ultimate democracy. >> reporter: armed with paintbrushes and an easel he traveled to washington, d.c. in 2009. here he is painting the presidential inauguration as it was happening around him that day, four years ago. >> reporter: looking back on that painting in his studio, he gets emotional. >> it is just a tearful time. it is a tearful, grateful time. >> reporter: but for him that act was not the end. about a year ago he started planning to do it again. to come to the next inauguration. but this time to bring 1,000 artists with him. >> l i don't know if we will do that but we will have a large group of people
>> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news weekly. >> obama was sworm in in a private ceremony in the blue room by justice roberts. tomorrow he will deliver his speech to the country. >> it was an intimate setting -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> surrounded by close family obama began his second term. it was a far cry from the epic event in 2009 with 1.8 million people on the mall. the second time around, president obama supporters are enthusiastic but the hope of four years ago is tempered by big problems. voter's lack of confidence in a wiashington mired in dysfunction. he will lay out his plans for the next four years. >> it is imperative that our leaders try to seek common ground when it should exist. >> joe biden kicked off his second term, sworn in by sonya sotomayor. the president and vice president visited arlington national ceremony and they attended services at one of the most historic black churches. >> 800,000 people are expected to be here to hear his goals for his second term. >> that address will take place in 12 hours from now.
bronx section, unthinkable. and barack obama became president of the united states. >> you had stinging things to say about the republican party. an identity problem, you said. and that there are some people who seem to have a theme of intolerance. >> that's a broader definition of what i meant by intolerance. i think intolerance is when you try to keep people from voting. the republican party ought to be out there, not by restricting voting by requiring i.d., but wanting everybody to vote. you need new messages. new policies. the country is becoming more minority. >> have you heard a lot from that? a lot of people pushing back on you? >> most of the people i've heard from in the last week or so have been very, very supportive. but there are those who consider this the worst thing imaginable. and why are you still a republican? i grew up under ronald reagan, and george schultz, and george herbert walker bush, and that's the republican party i knew. i think we've drifted from that. there's nothing wrong starting to drift a little bit back. not because it's good to be moderate. but that's
of the u.s. the middle flag represents the 50 states. president obama plus home state illinois entered the union and 18 -- in 1818, making it the 21st state to join the union. the two flags towards the center, they will display 21 stars. dole in new york, the independent line. -- joel in new york, the independent line. >> i love c-span. inauguration day is a proud day for every american, regardless of party affiliation. i want to address the first caller about poverty. i am a second-generation american, and if you cannot make in this country, you'll be doomed to failure in any other country. host: julie, salt lake city, good morning. caller: i want to thank you for taking my call. i lived in a completely republican state. thank goodness that president obama has prevailed, because i do believe that the majority of people, even though i do it in a republican state, a lot of them did vote for him. unfortunately, i wish we would get rid of the electoral vote and go to the popular vote. i think a lot more people would get up and vote then. thank you for letting me speak. host: that was juli
states. g> four years after making history by becoming the first african-american president, barack obama kicks off the second term on martin luther king day. today and inauguration day special. we will air highlights from last ides' peace ball including naacp president benjamin jealous. >> the challenge for our country is never to see the day when a person of color would be president, nor the challenge for our country was to ensure that it would be safe for it to have -- happen again and again. >> we'll also hear from the legendary poet son the sanchez, ralph nader, sweet honey and the rock, and angela davis. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agenda. >> we will look at big money behind the inauguration. four years ago president obama refused to accept corporate donations, but this year exxonmobil, at&t, christoph are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. -- microsoft are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the te
states. >> today obama will attend his inauguration ceremony. the president will repeat the swearing-in ritual and give his inaugural address. joining us now is tippa, former white house economic advisory under former president george bush. >> thank you. >> so a toned down affair. often the second time around there aren't considered to be many great shakes. >> well, that's right. but i think now the country is clearly even more divided than it was before. we had a reasonably clear decision for the president, but the nation is split and split over fundamental issues. the gun control issue is one of them. so more invasionive in terms of taxes, which clearly is happening. and less alienled on whgned on about it. should government tax harder or should spending be cut harder? not only is there no agreement, but the democrats now are saying, listen, forget the debt ceiling. let's get rid of that silly little thing. but do we actually need a budget? >> so we're learning that we may finally get a budget for the first time in what, three years? significant, though, because these are just temp
. then, president obama officially sworn in for a second term by chief justice john roberts. >> ladies and gentlemen, the vice president of the united states, accompanied by justice sonia sotomayor. [applause] >> the vice president has asked that we bless the occasion with prayer. so, let us pray. the profit micah reclaims did you have been told, mortal, what is good, and what the board requires a view, only to do justice and love goodness, walking calmly with your god. gracious god, we ask your blessing on your servant, joseph, as he renews the pledge he made to his country. in all the complexities that, this world, give us your wisdom so that he can know what is good and give him the courage to always do what is right. walk close by him so that he can do justice and labored tirelessly for a more just and gentle world. empower him to be a voice for those without a voice. for those on the margins, so easy -- easily overlook, you will judge us all for how we care for those among us. continue to give him the humility to call upon him in times of need and with the gift of faith given to h
as president of the united states, president obama will take the oath of office. first time, the president, his wife, and two daughters looking on. he has to be sworn in on january 20th. the vice president joe biden was sworn in by sonia sotomayor. made history as the first latina to swear in a vice president. here is looking ahead. the first family starts the day with a service at st. john's epit copal church at 8:45. and the president is sworn in 11:55 eastern time. and the presidential address at noon and later at 2:35, lead the inaugural parade down pennsylvania avenue to the white house. and then the balls and all the partying begin. we begin with john king, a look at what else is happening today. hey, john. >> hello again, soledad. the balls and parties begin after the ceremony. a bit of a break with before we to party. we have the traditional congressional lunch with leaders and then time for the big parade down pennsylvania avenue. suzanne ma suzanne malveaux takes us through the parade route. >> prime real estate, ninth and pennsylvania. you know this is about a mile stretch or so wher
by his wife, outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. and then the formal entrances. the obama daughters were introduced to the crowd along with their grandmother marion robinson, the first lady's mother. they were followed by jill biden and by mrs. obama. >> ladies and gentlemen, the first lady of the united states, mrs. michelle obama. >> brown: and the vice president. ♪ hail to the chief and the president himself greeted by official music (hail to the chief). and by chants from the crowd. >> obama! brown: then the ceremonies got underway. the former chair of the naacp and widow of the slain civil rights leader delivered the invocation. >> we invoke the prayers of our grandmothers who taught us to pray, "god, make me a blessing." let their spirit guide us as we claim the spirit of old. there's something within me that holds the reins. there's something within me that banishes pain. there's something within me i cannot explain, but all i know, america, there is something within. there is something within. >> brown: perhaps the most rousing moment of the day came from the bro
of the united states, barack obama. [applause] [cheers] [applause] [cheers] megyn: i wonder what is going through his mind right now. bret: i don't think he is very worried. the inaugural speeches of time to set the tone. we have a panel here in place to analyze the speech. we have "the weekly standard" writer steve hayes, kiersten powers and kiersten, first to you. this day and moment and president. >> he wants to celebrate this incredible nation and this is really a day for everybody, not just for people who support barack obama. as an american watching this, it's a great day to watch the president of the united states being supported. megyn: especially during the bloody political battles. everyone is there, it is peaceful, it is uniquely american. >> i was down there in the crowd earlier and people are so top of it. i thought how wonderful it is. super so many people, it is inspiring. inspiring in terms of barack obama's personal story. also i think for people to say, in our country, despite the division and anger and political faction that we see almost daily, we come together and cel
it when president obama goes around the united states congress, bottom line, missouri senator roy blunt is saying the time for president obama to be more realistic. >> he speaks in general terms, he likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach and you really can't get all that more with the executive orders, you've he got to legislate and realistically, you don't control the entire congress. >> and blunt says with divided congress with republicans controlling the house, that requires compromise and he says there is an opportunity if there's proper leadership to get some big things done, harris. >> harris: you know, from outside washington it's pretty basic for people looking in. 1,362 days since senate democrats passed a budget. a key area where there is discord between these parties seem to be that, passing a budget. >> well, you're absolutely right and republicans love hammering the democratic controlled senate for that figure, the fact that it's been almost four years since they passed a budgets. they like quoting the number more than 1360 days,
and here we go. ♪ . >> the president of the united states. barack obama. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> hello, everyone. [applause] ♪ . [shouting] ♪ . shepard: daddy has an event and kids have to come. they don't seem too upset, a.b.. >> only take as minute or so to get through it. won't be too long. they will be warm inside and toasty. as we pointed out earlier it is not anotherly as cold as it was several years ago. this is actually their fourth swearing in for their father instead of the second. this definitely should be the last. shepard: a lot is made of new portrait, the official portrait to hang in the white house for all time. certainly a different pose, a different thought. again part of setting a different tone for the second term. >> right. well, president obama has really made clear this time is different. i don't know, we'll hear in his address what his vision is for the next four years, what his plans are, but he has definitely been, using sort of a different, different set of words, difficult kind of energy since he was reelected
for this occasion because they were the flag that was created when president obama's home state of illinois joined the union. so those are to recognize his originens in the state of illinois and the origin of the first lady, they are both from there. out on the inaugural platform in the vip area is our own andrea mitchell. we go back to you as we see supreme court justice sonya sotomayor and supreme court justice john roberts take their places. >> reporter: i'm here with governor dan malloy, you have been talking about what you want to see happen in this speech but also about doing something with guns. >> we want action. no guns should be sold without a background check. you can't get on a plane without a background check. you shouldn't be able to buy a gun. we need to get rid of these large magazines where so many can go in with 30 rounds to 100 rounds and wipe a school out or a classroom out. and we have to stop this kind of stuff. we also have to talk about mental health treatment and destigmatizing mental health treatment. this is a big agenda. we are supporting it and i'm doing everything in
on this historic day. a whole lot more. former secretary of state powell. he is a republican. a obama supporter and very candid about his concerns for his party's future. we will talk to him. that and more after a final commercial break. final commercial break. the president is coming out of the white house. actually before we go to commercial break, let's take a look. there you see the -- the president's mother-in-law. gloria, they will be making their way here to -- to the capitol. as the -- president's aides get ready to get in the various cars. what part of the white house is this? >> i think we are looking right now at the north door. the president has been attending a coffee with congressional leaders, with senate leader mitch mcconnell. speaker boehner and congressman eric cantor. i confirmed that. with each of their offices. a nice bipartisan tradition and good way to kick off a new term. those of you discussing he does not do enough socializing with leaders, here he is doing just that. he's been with -- the wives, vice president biden and his wife has been there as has the first lady.
of the united states, barack h. obama accompanied by staff director for the joint congressional committee of ain augustral ceremonies, jean borowitz. sergeant at arms, terrence gainer. house sergeant of arms, paul irving. chairman of the joint congressional committee, senator charles e. schumer. senator lamar alexander. the speaker of the house of representatives, john boehner. harry reid. house majority leader eric eric cantor and house democratic leader nancy pelosi. i think when he saw the crowd, he said hey. >> john: i don't think i've seen a president as happy and relaxed looking since nixon. if you recall the footage, i was just a baby at the time. he came down in a tweed jacket. it is often an occasion for -- i like seeing a president smile on a day like this. >> michelle obama behind her, valerie jarrett. true inner circle. his two children and valerie jarrett. >> john: you would say the president who doesn't have enough women advisers. >> jennifer: he's surrounded by estrogen. it is awesome. >> john: eric cantor, a smiling eric cantor. >> jennifer: eric cantor in the background. symboli
, the president of the united states, barack h. obama, escorted by jean hard win bore vits, terrance w. gainer, house sergeant at arms paul irving, chairman of the congressional committee on ceremonies, senator charles schumer, senator lamar alexander, the speaker of the house of representatives, john boehner, senate majority leader harry reid, house majority leader eric cantor and house minority leader nancy pelosi. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the president gazing out on the crowd and on one of the most beautiful views of america, down the national mall, past the washington monument, all the way to the lincoln memorial. we know that president lincoln has been on the president's mind, as he has written, rewritten and rewritten his inaugural address for today. the president speaking to charles schumer there, the senior senator from new york. and when the official program begins in just a couple of minutes, senator schumer will be the master of ceremonies, introducing those who will be coming both before and after the president. the invocation will be delivered by myrlie evers-william
after me. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defense the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >>,, mr. chief justice,, so much. -- thank you mr. chief justice, thank you so much. i'd. -- i did it. >> on the eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, president obama, vice- president biden, along with the first lady and jiabao -- joe biden attended the candlelight reception to think donors for their help in the 2012 campaign. he said the inauguration should remind americans of the role to promote the common good. from the national building museum in washington, this is about 25 minutes. >> good evening,. thank you so much for joining us tonight. more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship, and support that you have shown us since we began this long journey together. we would not be here without your help. that means so much to me and jill. joe and i are thrilled. i know you feel
the constitution of the united states >> he also unofficially took the oath of office yesterday. president obama expressed hope for the future in his inaugural address. he called for fidelity to our founding principles. while also increasing your responses to new challenges. >> a decade of war is now ending. ifan economic recovery has begun. we possess all of the >> hughes in drive. diversity and open this. endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. >> the president will be presenting more details of his second term policy goals. he said the nation must confront the needs of a rising middle class. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare and medicaid, these things did not stab our nation a strengthen us. they did not make us a nation of takers. a free us to take the risk that makes this country great. >> for a reaction we're joined by frank holland. >> the national mall is starting to clear up. people are making their way to the inaugural parade. a lot of people waving their flags and talking about the assault. >> really excited about his second term the >> s
to be -- [ applause ] i'm proud to be vice president of the united states. i'm prouder to be president barack obama's vice president. >> eric: just follow a camera around with him. he said i'm proud to be president of the united states. mr. vice president, you're vice president. >> kimberly: do you think he is going to run in 2016? >> eric: i do. i love him. i would rather watch joe biden all day today than listen to president obama. >> dana: you might get your chance. >> greg: i came across this before the show started. my favorite inaugust ration moment was michelle obama sitting next to john boehner. shoots him the most disgusted look. it's like that is -- only a woman could pull that off. isn't that great? >> kimberly: eyeball roll. >> greg: did you doctor that? no. a woman is good at that. >> dana: that is why hillary clinton will be a good candidate. >> kimberly: ice it. >> bob: did you say that is the way you look at me? >> dana: sometimes. you have don't see me. >> bob: yes, i do. congratulations to bill and melinda gates who made enormous contributions but now they have a goal to eradicate
justice of the united states will be saying the oath and president obama will unofficially of course because he started yesterday take his oath of office for his second term. send it back up the street to you. >> all right, tom, thank you very much. >> want to get -- check in now with wisdom martin. >> nope, we're going to talk about the luncheon. >> may i borrow your script? >> you certainly may. >> thank you so much. after today's swearing in , the president, the vice president and their wives will attend the inaugural luncheon today. here's a look at what's on the menu. they will be having steamed lobster with new england clam chowder sauce, hickory grilled bison and apple pie. this year's menu highlights american agriculture. >>> and thousands are making their way to the national mall now to claim their spot for a chance to witness the swearing in ceremonies. >> now we toss it to wisdom martin. already been making friends down there. he is on the national mall with a look at some of the people coming to witness history. the second inauguration of president obama. >> reporter: goo
of office a small ceremony earlier. >> i greater thanbarack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states. >> our white house correspondent takes a look ahead at what lies in store for the president the next four years. >> the first time president barack obama took the oath of office -- he did it in front of the biggest crowd washington d.c. has seen it all of its history. almost 2 billion people here to hear him make the promises. >> on this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn out dog was that for far too long have struggled our politics. >> things did not help out -- but things did not work out as he hoped. things in washington remain politically terra -- politically polarized. president knows republicans can once again put a stranglehold on his political agenda. topping his priority list, immigration reform, gun- control, and a balancing energy production with cl
the issue of syria. how does the united states, a second obama term, try to affect the end game if there's a post assad syria, which as richard laid out could be so dangerous? >> we have to understand there are limits to american power. we can't go into syria. and affect that outcome dramatically. we did make a choice in egypt. and there were a lot of diplomats in the middle east that were calling me ahead of time that i'm friends with saying it was a terrible mistake, and we'll rue the day we made that decision and abandoned a friend of 30 years. that's something that historiansville to make their minds up on. but i want to push back a little on richard as well. and richard, i'm glad you're back too, but -- don't you like how axelrod said, i'm glad you're back, but -- let me make my point. but the thing is, though, so much of the united states' power now is not going to be -- we're not going to project power by dropping drones in country after country after country where we haven't even declared war. there is going to be a terrible backlash for that. but i hate to keep going back to it,
to be hearing from the grambling state marching band all hour. that is historic day already here in the nation's capital. president barack obama officially beginning his second term after a private swearing-in. just hours from now, a crowd of 800,000 people, maybe more, will gather right here for the public ceremony and the excitement is only just beginning. big parties are already getting under way all across the nation's capital tonight. let's bring in cnn's brook baldwin joining us from the red, white and blue ball. brooke, where are you? you look lovely. >> wolf blitzer, i'm inside the worner theater. absolutely gorgeous. you just missed the opening band, local band. they're here to tee up the reason we're here. i'm honored to be because we're recognizing the sacrifice of the men and women in uniform. we're about to hear from lynyrd skynyrd. they're the headlining band. members -- some democrats, some republicans in the band. i talked to them backstage. they talked to me about why they wanted to perform tonight. take a listen. >> bo, good to see you again. >> we don't have sound. they want
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